New research into the levels of discrimination faced by ethnic minority applicants in Britain revealed some startling figures. Meanwhile, the UK government is exploring whether it should collect ethnicity pay gap reporting data.
According to a recent decision from the German Federal Labor Court, necessary travel time spent in the employer’s interest generally has to be compensated like working time. This decision impacts business travel, especially for multinational companies.
A leading UK advisory body (Acas) recently published new guidance on age discrimination. This update is timely in light of an age discrimination claim brought by a National Health Service employee that caught the public’s attention.
While "ghosting" might be new(ish) in the dating world, the “ghosting employee” is very much an age-old problem for employers across the globe. How should employers respond when employees vanish into thin air?
The Puerto Rico Department of Labor and Human Resources has announced that in an effort to improve services and reduce public expenses, all employers will be required to submit their unemployment tax returns electronically starting April 1, 2019.
Ontario employers can speak candidly about former employees' weaknesses when providing job references, as long as the dominant motive for the reference is not malicious, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) recently indicated.
The future of the Withdrawal Agreement, and therefore the basis on which the UK will leave the EU, remains uncertain. Meanwhile March 29, 2019, the date of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU by automatic operation of law, looms ever closer.